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Hermione Lee

Hermione Lee is a British biographer, literary critic, and academic. She was President of Wolfson College from 2008 to 2017 and is Emeritus Professor of English Literature in the English Faculty at Oxford University. Her work includes biographies of Virginia Woolf (1996), Edith Wharton (2006) and Penelope Fitzgerald (2013, winner of the 2014 James Tait Black Prize for Biography and one of the New York Times' best 10 books of 2014). She has also written books on Elizabeth Bowen, Philip Roth and...See more